Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes managers of establishments that provide services not elsewhere classified, such as dry cleaning, hairdressing or residential cleaning. This group also includes managers of schools that provide non-vocational instruction in driving, languages, music, dance, art, cooking or fashion.
barber shop manager, car wash manager, cooking school manager, driving school manager, dry cleaning service manager, hairdressing salon manager, manager, residential cleaning service, manager, septic tank service, manager, window washing service, pest control service manager.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of an establishment providing services such as dry cleaning, hairdressing or residential cleaning, or a school providing non-vocational instruction in driving, languages, music, dance, art, cooking or fashion
- Establish or implement policies and procedures for staff
- Plan and control budget and inventory
- Respond to inquiries or complaints and resolve problems
- Manage contracts for advertising or marketing strategies
- Hire, train and supervise staff.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Services Managers in Prince Edward Island
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Prince Edward Island||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-02-23|
Employment prospects for other services managers are expected to be fair in 2012-2013.
This occupational group covers a broad range of services from residential cleaning to hairdressing, therefore, there are opportunities for employment at a number of employers making it a fair opportunity occupation. The majority of these type of managers are usually working with a small business and may also be the business owner.
Employment opportunities for this occupation may not be as readily available as those which have a good outlook. However, a fair outlook should not prevent anyone from pursuing a specific career in which they are interested.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 02 - Dec 06, 2013
- Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) are on strike after a labour dispute with the Town of Kensington, Prince Edward Island. The previous contract expired in April 2013.
- City Collision Services will be relocating and expanding to a new building in Sherwood Industrial Park. The new facility will open in the spring of 2014.
- The provincial government returned the responsibility for P.E.I.'s electricity conservation programming to Maritime Electric
- According to Statistics Canada, Prince Edward Island had a net loss of 1,074 people to interprovincial migration in 2012 to 2013
- Environment Canada has given approval to AquaBounty Technologies to produce genetically-modified salmon eggs on a commercial scale in Prince Edward Island
- The Community Welfare League of Montague received government funding to convert a downtown building into an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) business centre. The ICT is expected to be completed by next summer.
- The provincial government announced $73M in funding for several infrastructure projects throughout the province
- Vessey's Seeds, a seed and gardening retail/wholesaler in York, has purchased a flower bulb fundraising company from the United States. The purchase will result in some new positions at the company's office in York.
- Vogue optical, a retail optical chain that started in Charlottetown, has been sold to New Look Eyewear from Quebec for $74M. The chain will continue to operate on a stand-alone basis and all employees are expected to remain working for the company.
- A mini-mall is planned for Summerside on Granville Street. The mall is located on a property formerly owned by Holland College and will open in July of next year.
- The provincial government has released a financial update that reports an increase in population, employment, cruise ship passengers, and lobster landings for 2013. Provincial GDP increased 1.5% in 2012 and the province has kept its current bond rating.
- The Governement of Canada, through ACOA, has announced funding for upgrades to the Summerside fire department, Summerside Credit Union Place, and Laurinda Park in Wellington.
- The City of Charlottetown has awarded two contracts worth $100,000 for upgrades to Confederation Landing Park. Red Oak Landscaping will do brick-paving work and OMD Construction will replace two gazebo roofs.
- The government of PEI announced a new food innovation strategy leading to the development of new markets and products, a new engineering design school at UPEI, and an increase to the Entrepreneur Loan program in the Throne Speech
- Convention bookings for the new convention centre in Charlottetown are up by 75% for next year compared to the bookings for this year. In total, so far, 42 conventions are booked for 2014.
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